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Noah DavisA Narrative of the Life of Rev. Noah Davis, A Colored Man (September 8, 2007)

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LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Life of Rev. Noah Davis, A Colored Man, by Noah Davis. Read by Bryan Ness.

The object of the writer, in preparing this account of himself, is to


Having already, within twelve years past, purchased himself, his wife, and five of his children, at a cost, altogether, of over four thousand dollars, he now earnestly desires a humane and Christian public to


for the purpose of finishing the task in which he has so long and anxiously labored.

God has blessed him in an extraordinary manner, not only by granting freedom to him and so large a portion of his family, but by giving him the hope of the gospel, and permitting him to preach that gospel among his own people--in which calling he has been engaged for about twenty-five years. (Excerpted from the book)

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Artist/Composer: Noah Davis
Date: 2007-09-08
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; davis; slavery; autobiography

Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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2 - Apprenticed to the Shoe-making -- Learns housework -- Intemperance -- A negro can't be trusted -- Learning How to Write and Cipher 5.6 MB 
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7 - Account of a Visit to the northern Cities -- True Friends 10.4 MB 
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